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  • High-tech education drives Haitian student's dreams for his homeland

    May 11, 2021

    The computer engineering degree sophomore Widler Noel is pursuing at Florida Polytechnic University is a world away from the computer education he received as a young student in Haiti.

  • Q&A: Dynamic student life primes Phelippe Souza-Herod for career success

    Apr 22, 2021

    Beginning his freshman year, Phelippe Souza-Herod '21 networked across campus, expanding his skills inside and outside the classroom. The Sarasota Military Academy graduate followed his passion for math and engaged with his professors as mentors. He also invested himself in clubs, programs, and organizations that helped him learn from others and become a better communicator and leader. The computer engineering graduate was an SGA justice and senator, as well as a Presidential Ambassador. And as a member of IEEE, he led workshops to help other students improve their programming skills.

  • Florida Poly students win prestigious X-Force fellowships

    Apr 12, 2021

    Florida Polytechnic University students Karun Mackoon '20 and Vanessa Townsend '21 will spend their summer helping the military devise solutions to real-world problems as part of the 2021 cohort of National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) X-Force fellows.

  • Florida Poly entrepreneurial team wins funding at Catapult LAUNCH Pitch Night

    Mar 22, 2021

    LAKELAND, Fla. - An entrepreneurial team of Florida Polytechnic University students earned funding for their development of an innovative gesture-control device for electric longboards at the 2021 Catapult LAUNCH Pitch Night in Lakeland.

  • Strong campus involvement drives student to success

    Feb 23, 2021

    As Florida Polytechnic University senior Antonio Hendricks aspires toward a future in innovative technologies and engineering, particularly surgical robotics, he grabs hold of every educational opportunity that comes his way. He is active on campus and strives to improve the University experience for his fellow students.

  • Rashid listed among top 2% of world's leading scientists

    Dec 17, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University professor Dr. Muhammad Rashid has been listed among the top 2% of scientists in a global list compiled by Stanford University. At number 617, Rashid was ranked in the top 1% of the 87,611 scientists in his field of electronics and electrical engineering in the study.

  • Florida Poly builds first pipeline to elite US Navy officer program

    Nov 24, 2020

    LAKELAND, Fla. - Florida Polytechnic University is paving the way for ambitious, patriotic students to earn their STEM degree before continuing on to serve their county in a notable career as high-tech officer in the U.S. Navy.

  • International student builds community at Florida Poly

    Nov 19, 2020

    Juhyung Kim and his family moved from South Korea to Canada when he was 13, and the culture shock led him to embrace the world of Minecraft, a sandbox video game, on his home computer.

  • Professor's new program fund turns students' engineering ideas into reality

    Nov 18, 2020

    Dr. Muhammad Rashid's passion for education has driven his actions for more than 40 years.

  • Capstone team works to improve critical medical sample transportation

    Nov 4, 2020

    Testing of biological samples for COVID-19 and other medical purposes relies upon the samples being held at the right temperature until the test can be completed. Maintaining this stable environment can mean the difference between a successful test and a ruined sample.